resources for journalists

UNESCO Resource Center of responses to COVID-19

Actions to support media, enhance access to information, and leverage digital technologies in the fight against the pandemic. Among other material, this includes a handbook on Journalism, fake news & disinformation, available in over 20 languages.

Combating the disinfodemic

Working for truth in the time of COVID-19. Access UNESCO resources to counter disinformation.

Managing the COVID-19 infodemic: Promoting healthy behaviours and mitigating the harm from misinformation and disinformation

Joint statement by WHO, UN, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNAIDS, ITU, UN Global Pulse, and IFRC.

Science Pulse

This tool allows you to follow scientists on social networks to see what the scientific community is discussing and sharing. It is a project led by journalist Sérgio Spagnuolo, founder of the Volt Data Lab and by Knight Fellow of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).

Free MOOC: Covering the COVID-19 vaccine: What journalists need to know

Joint collaboration between the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, co-funded by the European Union.

UNESCO – WHO Audio Messages against COVID-19

UNESCO and WHO have joined forces to overcome at a local level the challenges face by media professionals to provide reliable health information and deconstruct myth on COVID-19 and related vaccines.